Thai soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint near the pro-government ''Red shirts'' camp site on the outskirts of Bangkok on May 22, 2014. Thailand's military hosted ground-breaking talks on May 21 between warring political rivals after imposing martial law to prevent the deeply divided kingdom degenerating into another 'Ukraine or Egypt'.  AFP PHOTO/ Manan VATSYAYANA        (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)